17 days in Maui Itinerary

17 days in Maui Itinerary

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17 days in Maui Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Wailea
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Kula
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Paia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kapalua
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
5
Lahaina
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h
End: Dallas

4
nights
Wailea

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Wailea Beach Path and Ulua Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Makena Beach and Po'olenalena Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach, explore the striking landscape at Lava Fields, stroll through Mokapu Beach Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Keawala'i Congregational Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wailea online trip itinerary planner .

Dallas to Wailea is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Wailea is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Wailea to be slightly colder, temps between 90°F and 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kula.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lava Fields
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Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach

2
nights
Kula

Kula ©
Kula is a district of Maui, Hawaii, that stretches across the "up-country", the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua. On the 3rd (Tue), learn about winemaking at Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards, explore the striking landscape at Ke‘anae Point, then shop like a local with Hot Island Glass, then sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Hawaii Sea Spirits Organic Farm and Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Waimoku Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Hanawi Falls, then get great views at Wailua Valley State Wayside Park, and finally kick back and relax at Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area.

Make your Kula itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Wailea to Kula in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kula can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Paia.

Things to do in Kula

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Maui, Hot Island Glass, Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area, Hanawi Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ke‘anae Point ©
Ke‘anae Point
Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area ©
Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area

2
nights
Paia

Paia ©
Pāia is a census-designated place in Maui County, Hawaii, on the northern coast of the island of Maui. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ho'okipa Beach Park, make a trip to Maui Dharma Center, and then admire all the interesting features of Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then immerse yourself in nature at Iao Valley, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at HA Baldwin Beach Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paia trip itinerary tool .

Paia is just a stone's throw from Kula. In September in Paia, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kapalua.

Things to do in Paia

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Iao Valley, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
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Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
HA Baldwin Beach Park ©
HA Baldwin Beach Park

3
nights
Kapalua

Kapalua ©
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, hike along Village Walking Trails, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honokeana Bay. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight at Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment, get outside with Oneloa Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kapalua online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Paia to Kapalua takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kapalua sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kapalua

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Honokeana Bay
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Spas
Honokeana Bay ©
Honokeana Bay

4
nights
Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll get in some beach time at Kahekili Beach Park and Baby Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Kapalua Coastal Trail. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lahaina Harbor, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina tour itinerary planning website .

Lahaina is very close to Kapalua. In September, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Kapalua Coastal Trail ©
Kapalua Coastal Trail

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